Gabriel Gomez,one of the three Republicans running in the special U.S. Senate election in Massachusetts, formally launched his campaign on Thursday with events across the state.
Speaking at an American Legion Hall in West Springfield, Gomez introduced himself as a fresh faced political outsider with an appealing life story. He’s the son of Columbian immigrants, a former Navy SEAL and a successful businessman. He said reducing government spending, and creating jobs are top priorities
Gomez will be on the April 30th Republican ballot with former US Attorney Michael Sullivan and State Rep. Dan Winslow. Two veteran congressman, Ed Markey and Stephen Lynch are competing for the Democratic nomination.